Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hale Street East set to reopen

Work on the “Hale Street East” section of the Bicentennial Bikeway (east of the Go Between Bridge) is now complete, and the bikeway is expected to reopen later this morning, a little ahead of schedule. Since work started in June, … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Point boardwalk/bridge closure

BCC advises that the final section of the Kangaroo Point boardwalk/bridge that was burned is to be replaced starting mid January 2012. Unfortunately, the whole section of the bridge needs to be closed to enable planking, etc to be replaced. … Continue reading

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December general meeting — Wednesday, 21 December

The December general meeting will be held at 12.30pm this Wednesday, 21 December in the usual tiered theatrette in the BCC library on the ground floor of Brisbane Square, 266 George Street. All members are welcome, and new members can … Continue reading

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Right to Information hardship status renewed

The CBD BUG has been advised by Queensland’s Office of the Information Commissioner that its financial hardship status has been renewed for another 12 months from 13 December 2011. This decision means the CBD BUG does not have to pay … Continue reading

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Ministerial Safer Cycling roundtable

On Tuesday 12 December 2011 a Safer Cycling Roundtable was hosted by the Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Minister for Transport and Multicultural Affairs and the Queensland Bicycle Council. This event saw the presentation of research on motorists and cyclists sharing … Continue reading

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Poll: Where next for CityCycle?

The second stage of the CityCycle rollout is now well under way, with new stations now open at South Bank, Woolloongabba, Dutton Park, Milton, Auchenflower, Toowong and St Lucia, including key locations such as the Bicentennial Bikeway, the University of … Continue reading

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‘Cycling Dutch Style’ presentation

The slides (including commentary) from Dr Paul Martin’s presentation Cycling Dutch Style: What Can We Learn? at the October meeting are available here: Cycling Dutch Style: What Can We Learn? (PDF, 32.6 MB) It’s a big file, but well worth … Continue reading

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Draft Brisbane Active Transport Strategy 2012–2026 released

Brisbane City Council has released its draft Active Transport Strategy 2012–2026 ( PDF, 9.9 MB), replacing the previous Brisbane Active Transport Strategy: Walking and Cycling Plan 2005–2010 ( PDF, 4.1 MB). Prior to its public release the plan attracted some … Continue reading

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Draft road rules submission

The CBD BUG’s draft submission to the current Australian Road Rules review is available here for comment this week: Draft road rules submission ( PDF, 115 kB) Please send us your comments by COB this Friday, 9 December. You might … Continue reading

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Samford to Ferny Grove cycle route consultation

The Department of Transport and Main Roads is moving forward with its planning for a cycle route between Samford and Ferny Grove, for which $1 million was allocated in this year’s state budget. Some more information is in the flyer … Continue reading

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